"Josef 'Jupp' Schugt" <jupp / gmx.de> writes:

> Saluton!
> 
> * Yukihiro Matsumoto; 2003-09-03, 11:49 UTC:
> > Due to the host maintenance, services from ruby-lang.org, including
> > www, ftp, cvs, will be down for a few hours on September 11th 2003
> > from 13:00 Japanese Standard Time (i.e. 4:00 UTC).
> 
> Given that date it is a *very* good idea to send this to the list -
> otherwise some people might switch on CNN to see if something
> terrible is going on in Japan...

.... which, given the problems CNN journalists seem to have with 
geography [1], would probably give them the idea that Japan has vanished
altogether.

[1] http://fun.sdinet.de/pics/cnn_iraq.jpg

regards
frank

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